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Adjective: painterly  peyn-tu(r)-lee
  1. (fine arts) having qualities unique to the art of painting
    "Painterly painting is not a long-range style in the sense that the technical execution is intended to become invisible"

See also: aesthetic, aesthetical, esthetic [US], esthetical [US]

Encyclopedia: Painterly